About me

Lena Dahlberg is Associate Professor in Social Work. Since 2012, she is a Senior Researcher at the Aging Research Center, and a member of the Social Gerontology Group. She is also a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Health and Social Studies at Dalarna University.

Previously, Lena has been based at Stockholm Gerontology Research Center (1994-1995), Dalarna Research Institute (1995-2004, 2009-2012) and Sheffield Hallam University in the UK (2004-2009). She was awarded a PhD in Political Science from Stockholm University in 2004.

Research description

Lena’s primary research interests include social exclusion and loneliness in old age, and inequalities in access to formal and informal care.